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Mar. 11, 2016 — A new analytical model for e-sports not only helps game developers better understand how players perform, but can also predict the outcome of the ... read more

Motion-Controlled Video Games May Improve Real World Skills

Feb. 18, 2016 — Motion-controlled video games, such as those played on the Wii, may help boost skills when players compete in the real world, according to a team of ... read more

Professor Creates Video Games That Redefine Art

Feb. 2, 2016 — Eddo Stern straddles the world of fine art and game design to ask fundamental questions about what is ... read more

Using Artificial Intelligence and Evolution to Take Gaming to the Next Level

Jan. 25, 2016 — You have a new video game and have spent weeks trying to defend yourself against your arch enemy. You finally found his weakness and how to stop him, and are joyfully exacting revenge. But one day ... read more

Gaming Advances Swedish Teenagers’ English Writing Skills

Jan. 21, 2016 — A new study reveals that there are positive relations between gaming and English writing skills. The study focused on essays that students wrote in 9th grade as part of the national test in English. ... read more

GIMPS Project Discovers Largest Known Prime Number

Jan. 20, 2016 — The Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS) has discovered the new largest known prime number, having 22,338,618 digits, on a university computer volunteered by Curtis Cooper for the project. ... read more

Feral Cats: Computational Study Looks at How Best to Fix the Nuisance

Jan. 16, 2016 — The first computational model to track the size, location and nuisance of feral cat colonies has been developed by researchers. This issue concerns communities across the United States that hold some ... read more

What Should Be the Role of Computer Games in Education?

Jan. 12, 2016 — Game advocates are calling for a sweeping transformation of conventional education to replace traditional curricula with game-based instruction. But what do researchers have to say about this idea ... read more

Dec. 21, 2015 — Brain scans from nearly 200 adolescent boys provide evidence that the brains of compulsive video game players are wired differently. Chronic video game play is associated with hyperconnectivity ... read more

Swedish Researchers Reveal Security Hole

Dec. 18, 2015 — Quantum cryptography is considered a fully secure encryption method, but researchers have discovered that this is not always the case. They found that energy-time entanglement -- the method that ... read more

Encryption Technologies for the Era of Quantum Computers: Effective Protection for Microdevices

Dec. 18, 2015 — Engineers have developed encryption technologies for practical applications to protect microdevices from hacker attacks conducted by quantum computers. The team is currently working towards ... read more

Dec. 1, 2015 — With the aim of producing high-quality X-rays with minimal radiation exposure, particularly in children, researchers have developed a new approach to imaging patients based on the Xbox gaming system. ... read more

Gaming Technology Helps Create Better X-Rays

Dec. 1, 2015 — Researchers have developed software for the Microsoft Kinect gaming console that measures body part thickness and checks for motion, positioning and beam adjustment immediately before X-ray imaging, ... read more

What's the Best Time to Launch a Video Game?

Nov. 11, 2015 — Research offers new insight into the strategies companies should use to maximize sales of their games. The study looked at sales for games of the PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii, the generation of consoles ... read more

Pupils Learn Poorly When Using Most Computer Programs

Oct. 26, 2015 —  “Most digital learning tools used in schools are unsatisfactory and only test the knowledge the pupils already have”, says Björn Sjödén, who has reviewed a large number of computer programs ... read more

Mathematicians Find 'Magic Key' to Drive Ramanujan's Taxi-Cab Number

Oct. 14, 2015 — Taxi-cab numbers, among the most beloved integers in math, trace their origins to 1918 and what seemed like a casual insight by the Indian genius Srinivasa Ramanujan. Now mathematicians have ... read more

Oct. 8, 2015 — Use of an iPad app that fosters parent-child interactions around math markedly increases children's math achievement across the school year, especially for children with parents who are ... read more

What Types of Video Games Improve Brain Function?

Oct. 1, 2015 — From 'brain games' designed to enhance mental fitness, to games used to improve real-world problems, to games created purely to entertain, today's video games can have a variety of ... read more

Math and Me: Children Who Identify With Math Get Higher Scores

Sep. 30, 2015 — How strongly children identify with math (their math 'self-concept') can be used to predict how high they will score on a standardized test of math achievement, according to a new ... read more

Identifying Problems With National Identifiers

Sep. 29, 2015 — A team of researchers in two experiments was able to decrypt more than 23,000 RRNs using both computation and logical reasoning. The findings suggest that, while such identifiers are encrypted to ... read more

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